At least 17 patients have been killed after heavy rainfall caused flooding at a hospital in Mexico"s central Hidalgo state, officials say, writes BBC.
They say a river burst its banks and water then cut the power supply at the hospital in the town of Tula.
Some of the victims were COVID-19 patients who were being treated with oxygen therapy, local media report.
Rescuers evacuated about 40 patients. Meanwhile, a boat transporting the state governor sank in the river.